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Paralegal II
Ref No.: 18-21760
Location: Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Legal
Benefits:Medical Insurance
The Paralegal II is responsible for initiating and producing work at a high level of competence in one or more areas of law in support of attorneys within the Medical Systems Group. These services include a wide variety of project management, para professional and support services. Working knowledge and a basic understanding of diverse legal practice areas, processes, laws, rules and regulations are required. The specific duties of the Paralegal II may vary based on departmental needs but will focus on transactional support. The Paralegal II also participates in discussions and analysis of legal matters and provides recommendations to business clients under attorney supervision. Attention to detail and a heightened awareness to deadlines are required. Provides support to attorneys regarding transactional matters, including contract review and revisions, assisting attorneys in contract negotiations, and working with contract administration groups to facilitate contract completion.#Provides transactional support to attorneys regarding varied practice areas in support of the sales, marketing, and support organizations inclusive of contractual matters which may include, but not be limited to, sales contracts, product marketing agreements issues, consulting arrangements, training and education, and some international matters.#Accompanies attorneys to meetings and conference calls with business group clients, as well as customers, outside counsel and opposing counsel. Captures meeting minutes and records action items. Follows up on action items with attorneys to ensure they are addressed and resolved.#Performs basic legal research and prepares memoranda regarding diverse areas of law.#Prepares, facilitates and administers letters, emails and other related documents, ensuring accurate grammar, spelling, content andbusiness formats, to internal and external parties throughout the Americas. Maintains correspondence and project files.#Assists in development and implementation of programs and processes designed to ensure continued compliance with applicable international, federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.#Coordinates various activities, policies and programs of the MSG Legal Department to maintain effective legal process control.#Maintains the confidentiality of highly sensitive company information.#Manages special projects and performs other duties as assigned by attorneys.#

Quals--
Associate degree required. Bachelor of Art or Science degree preferred.#Paralegal certificate or equivalent knowledge required.#At least three (3) to five (5) years paralegal or equivalent experience required. Prior experience in a corporate legal department or pharma medical device is a plus. #Excellent organizational skills.#Excellent written and verbal communication skills. #Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. #Tact and diplomacy. #Ability to shift priorities quickly and adjust work schedule based on workload and demands.#Flexibility, adaptability and patience.# PHYSICAL DEMANDS Stand/Sit/Walk 8 hrs a day